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How does heart burn feel differently from heart attack pain?

How does heart burn feel differently from heart attack pain?

Hard to tell: It is at times difficult to differentiate between pain due to heart diease and that caused by problems of the upper GI tract.Specific symptoms, age, personal and family medical history may all help in making a determination. However, it is never a good idea to assume that indigestion is the cause. Better to go to the er and get an evaluation than to take an antacid and find out you were wrong. ...Read more

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Dr. Charles Cattano
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Heartburn (Definition)

Burning pain or irritation in the upper stomach or lower chest. May be worse on lying down, and is ...Read more


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Heart burn means?

Heart  burn means?

Reflux esophagitis: Heartburn is the sensation one feels when gastric acid refluxes back into the esophagus. Typical triggers include ingesting tomato and citrus products, caffeine, mints, or spicey foods. Additionally eating late at night and/or shortly before going to bed will often time predispose patients to increased heartburn symptoms. ...Read more

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Can heart burn make your heart feel hot?

Can heart burn make your heart feel hot?

Heart burn: Acid goes up and there's a burning sensation in the esophagus and it is felt in the throat or lower where the heart is , hence the name. In addition, acid can turn to gas and you inhale it and gives a heat/burning sensation in the chest. ...Read more

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Around what heart rate do people go into cardiac arrest?

Around what heart rate do people go into cardiac arrest?

Depends. No set no#: Cardiac arrest occurs when d heart has trouble pumping blood 4 itself, or when electrical problems cause a malfunction. The faster the heart beats, the less time the heart has to fill blood 4 itself (the heart rests b/w beats). If there r blockages or narrowing in its arteries, or if it is weakened (from electrolyte imbalance) then it will stop beating at a lower cut-off. Theoret max is 220-age. ...Read more

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How could smoking cigarettes precipitate atherosclerosis and heart attack ?

How could smoking cigarettes precipitate atherosclerosis and heart attack ?

Tobacco use : Smoking is highly correlated with atherosclerosis and increased risk of heart attacks. Some of this is genetic and some is related to increased inflammation from the effects of smoking. ...Read more

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Does accutane put you at risk for heart disease heart attack, stroke or cardiac arrest?

Does accutane put you at risk for heart disease heart attack, stroke or cardiac arrest?

No: Main side effect= very dry skin, especially lips. Headaches more likely if taking pills with Vit. A. Side effects gone 1 week after last pill. MUST avoid pregnancy while on it. ...Read more

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What burns more calories strep or cardio?

What burns more calories strep or cardio?

Confused: I don't know what you mean. Do you mean step? Both are cardiovascular type work outs. It really depends on the type of cardio work out you are talking about. The most important thing to do is find an exercise that you enjoy doing and the results will usually follow. ...Read more

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What should my target heart rate to burn fat?

What should my target heart rate to burn fat?

Ignore pop wisdom: Nobody's going to exercise scientifically for weight loss. It's a fact of human nature. Instead, you owe it to yourself to find something at least moderately strenuous that your physician approves, that you like, and that you can do with friends. Go crazy doing it, and get high from it. This "best heart rate" stuff is window dressing. Go get fit and have a great time doing it. ...Read more

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How can I differntiate betwen heart attack and heart burn?

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How can I differntiate betwen heart attack and heart burn?

Can be difficult: Heart attack typically presents as chest pressure, tightness or heaviness as if someone is sitting on your chest, triggered by physical or emotional exertion, possibly spreading to your jaw, neck, shoulder or arm, associated with shortness of breath, pounding heart beat, sweating, dizziness or nausea. It may not present in this typical way. Can be confused with heart burn. If suspected, go to er. ...Read more

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Can heart break physically damage the heart?

Can heart break physically damage the heart?

No: Don't let your heart be troubled, emotional heartbreak has nothing to do with heart disease. ...Read more

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Can I get coronary artery disease from a heart panic attack on ecstasy?

Can I get coronary artery disease from a heart panic attack on ecstasy?

Frought with danger: Acute use of ecstasy can lead to anxiety, paranoia, irritabilty. Too much ecstasy can cause heart attack, heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, stroke, be toxic to the heart, angina pectoris & destruction of blood vessels just to mention a few things. Use of ectasy is frought with danger and can lead to death. ...Read more

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Is the rate at which you burn calories dependent on how fast your heart beats, will medication that makes your heart rate increase burn more calories?

Is the rate at which you burn calories dependent on how fast your heart beats, will medication that makes your heart rate increase burn more calories?

Not dependent on hr: not a bit no. For that matter diet pills that induce significant weight loss do not significantly raise metabolism. ( I try for 1000 calories out per day; studies showing m a y b e a tenth of that with drug induced metabolic effects are what I mean by NOT significant). but changing thoughts/ behaviors help. http://www.amazon.com/dp/0692496157/ ...Read more

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Do saunas burn fat from elevated heart rate or the heat?

Neither: Saunas don't burn fat - it's a myth perpetuated by the cartoon shows. ...Read more

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My heart beats to fast ?

My heart beats to fast

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Heart rate: Most resting heart rate normals are 80 to 100 bpm. Some people's resting heart rate is higher. Abnormal reasons for higher resting heart rate include anemia, hyperthyroidism, fever, ongoing inflammation or infection, dehydration and there is also a pathologic sinus tachycardia condition. You'd need to see a dr. And be evaluated if you're worried about your resting heart rate. ...Read more

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Just got into exercising again & I accidentally went too hard: hyperventilated, heart pounded, & throat burned ~8min. What are chances heart damage?

Just got into exercising again & I accidentally went too hard: hyperventilated, heart pounded, & throat burned ~8min.  What are chances heart damage?

Unlikely: Sounds like you overdid it. Just take it easy next time and work slowly up in intensity. If you are having any chest pain or tightness with exercise immediately see you doctor. ...Read more

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How do a heart attack and cardiac arrest differ?

How do a heart attack and cardiac arrest differ?

Overlap sometimes: Asystole is no beat at all. Flaccid still heart. Cardiac arrest : includes that and ventricular fibrillation or tachycardia, which are ineffective rhythyms and no pulse. These can happen with a heart attack which is death of some portion of the heart muscle. ...Read more

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Heart burn after too much pizza?

Heart burn after too much pizza?

Heartburn.: The tomato sauce in a pizza can trigger reflux/GERD/heartburn. So can spicy pepperoni, fresh tomatoes and simply eating too much pizza too late at night before going to bed. ...Read more

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